File F 536.15 - Photographic scrapbook

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Photographic scrapbook

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  • Graphic material

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F 536.15

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  • 1950-1963 (Creation)
    Horney, Charles Roy, Mr.

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210 photographs : 1 col. print. - 209 b&w prints

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Roy Horney started at Ryerson in 1952 to teach math and Physics. During his time at Ryerson he was the departmental head for Instrument Technology, 1960-1962; departmental head for Gas and Instrument Technology, 1962-1965; instructor supervisor for Gas and Instrument Technology, 1965-1967; Assistant chairman for Chemical and Metallurgical Technology, 1967-1971; co-ordinator of the Technology Division, 1971-1972; and Registrar, 1974-1978. During his time as Registrar he helped implement RISIS II - the second version of the Ryerson created student information system. Roy was also the coach of the Ryerson Zebras, the early men's soccer team. Roy Horney retired from Ryerson in 1983 and was subsequently voted Ryersonian of the Year for 1984.

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Series consists of photographs once contained in a scrapbook created and maintained by Charles Roy Horney. Photographs are primarily of the construction of Kerr Hall and the demolition of the old Normal School and its outlying buildings on campus.Also included is a photograph of Roy Horney, and other staff members.
When reading descriptions of photographs of the construction of Howard Kerr Hall and the demolition of the original school buildings, please note:

Unit I - ran from the corner of Church and Gould Sts to the corner of Church and Gerrard Sts. (Kerr Hall SE, E, and NE)
Unit II ran from the corner of Church and Gerrard to the corner of Victoria and Gould (Kerr Hall N, NW, and SW)
Unit III ran from the corner of Church and Gould to the corner of Gould and Victoria Kerr Hall S)

A map of the old buildings on site has been appended to this record - please look at this to determine location of building being described.

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Photographs removed from scrapbook pages and grouped by page and by order on the page (top to bottom, and left to right.) Numbering reflect the original order of the photographs on the page and the page itself. Pages were not numbered in the scrapbook itself - page numbers added by Archives staff for purpose of location and identification.

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Open. Records are available for consultation without restriction.

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Permission of the Archives is required for publication.

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